(MCCOG) is the state-designated lead regional organization for Cumberland, Harnett, and Sampson Counties. Mid-Carolina is one of the seventeen North Carolina Regional Councils formed to provide a wide variety of programs and services to their local governments and citizens. The MCCOG provides technical assistance services to its member governments including land use planning, zoning administration, subdivision and zoning ordinances, water and sewer studies, annexation reviews, and community development workshops on timely issues.
MCCOG also maintains the regional data center and business and industry data affiliation for the N.C. State Data Center and Office of State Planning. In this capacity, Mid-Carolina provides population, housing and economic data resources through census materials and other sources to member governments, area businesses, private non-profit organizations, academic users and others who work for the development of communities within the region.
Further services are provided through Mid-Carolina's Area Agency on Aging and Rural Transportation Planning Organization. Mid-Carolina provides administrative and financial support to the Middle Cape Fear River basin Association (MCFRBA) which is organized to protect the Cape Fear River Basin through proper management of the river, its tributaries and adjacent land uses.
Mid-Carolina is also the fiscal agent to Fort Bragg / Pope AFB Regional Land Use Advisory Commission (RLUAC) which provide services to counties surrounding Region M.